leishmaniosis


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leish·man·i·a·sis

(lēsh'măn-ī'ă-sis),
Infection with a species of Leishmania resulting in a clinically ill-defined group of diseases traditionally divided into four major types: visceral leishmaniasis (kala azar); Old World cutaneous leishmaniasis; New World cutaneous leishmaniasis; and mucocutaneous leishmaniasis. Each is clinically and geographically distinct and each has been newly subdivided into clinical and epidemiologic categories. Transmission is by various sandfly species of the genus Phlebotomus or Lutzomyia. See: tropic diseases.
Synonym(s): leishmaniosis

leish·man·i·a·sis

, leishmaniosis (lēsh'mă-nī'ă-sis, -nē-ōsis)
Infection with a species of Leishmania resulting in a clinically ill-defined group of diseases traditionally divided into four major types: visceral leishmaniasis (kala azar); Old World cutaneous leishmaniasis; New World cutaneous leishmaniasis; and mucocutaneous leishmaniasis.
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Mindful of the animal and human health issues related to parasitism in this country, Virbac, since March, has been providing Turkish veterinarians with CANILEISH[R], the first protein-based vaccine excreted-secreted from Leishmania infantum to prevent canine leishmaniosis. On this occasion, Virbac teams brought together nearly 400 veterinarians for an expert-facilitated conference in Istanbul, where they were given an introduction to the disease and its consequences.
"Given the previous diagnosis of leishmaniosis in another dog in the same household, direct transmission between these dogs is considered the most likely route of infection."
Template DNA by fret-based Preparation Kit real-time PCR in (Roche Applied Science) urine from dogs with natural clinical leishmaniosis Leishmania infantum 2008 Fisa et al.
In addition to ticks, tsetse fly transmits trypanosomiasis significantly affects in large ruminants; fleas act as vectors for yersiniosis, bartonellosis, haemoplasma and rickettsial infections in dogs and cats; flies causes thelaziasis, parafilaria infestation, onchocercosis and habronemiosis; sandflies spread leishmaniosis and mosquitoes transmit filariasis in livestock and dogs.
Couto et al., "The nitroblue tetrazolium reduction test in canine leishmaniosis," Veterinary Parasitology, vol.
Gonzalez, "Identification and evaluation of Peruvian plants used to treat malaria and leishmaniosis," Journal of Ethnopharmacology, vol.
Otranto, "Canine leishmaniosis in the Old and New Worlds: unveiled similarities and differences," Trends in Parasitology, vol.
Canine leishmaniosis (CanL) is a widely distributed protozoal disease that, in the Mediterranean basin, is caused by Leishmania infantum and transmitted by phlebotomine sand flies [1].
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Other diseases often found in those professionals are brucellosis, dengue fever, yellow fever, rabies, viral hepatitis (A, B, C, D, and E), leishmaniosis, and cysticercosis (29).